Late 1960s Aerial Photo of Village Motel in Highland, Illinois: This photograph is an aerial view of the Village Motel located just off US Highway 40 slightly northeast of Highland, Illinois. At the time the motel was owned and operated by Wally and Ruth Nagel, who purchased the motel in 1958 before the construction of I-70 through Highland. It was sold in 1992 and is currently used as apartments.